You need to read nearly to the end of this expose in The New York Times for the Wisconsin connection to the Trumpian rollback of vehicle fuel efficiency standards - - meaning more air pollution and climate change impacts in exchange for oil profiteering - - engineered for Big Oil by ALEC.
The Oil Industry’s Covert Campaign to Rewrite American Car Emissions Rules
On August 6, a Marathon lobbyist, Stephen D. Higley, emailed a Wisconsin state representative an explainer of American fuel economy law. The memo didn’t mince words.
“It’s a relic,” the memo said, particularly at a time when the United States was “poised to become the largest oil producer in the world.”
The Wisconsin representative, Mike Kuglitsch, participates in the American Legislative Exchange Council, a Koch-funded group that helps companies write model legislation for state lawmakers to use as a basis for their own laws...